Battle against GMOs: Update
19 Mar, 2012
Since 2006, Bill Freese has been the Science Policy Analyst for the Center for Food Safety (CFS)—a nonprofit organization leading many legal and scientific battles against genetically modified organisms (GMOs). He recently sat down with Organic Connections to share his considerable insight into the latest developments in the push for labeling and eventual eradication of GMOs, of which he and CFS are an integral part.
Dow 2,4-D-Resistant Corn
The most alarming news that has emerged in recent months is the impending USDA approval of Dow Chemical’s 2,4-D-resistant corn. 2,4-D is a highly toxic herbicide, and approval of this strain would mean increased 2,4-D use.